9 amazing holiday homes in France for all budgets

Dream French holiday homes

Dream French holiday homes - Credit: Archant

From a bolthole in Brittany to a villa in Provence, you’ll be sure to fall in love with one of these fabulous French properties

Four-bedroom house in Dordogne (Beaux Villages Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com)

Four-bedroom house in Dordogne (Beaux Villages Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

If you’ve been dreaming of making the life-changing decision to buy a second home in France, a place where you can spend quality time with family and friends, and embrace the wonderful French joie de vivre, then perhaps one of these gorgeous properties will be the one for you. And don’t forget to sign up to our free webinar on 7th July answering all your questions about buying a holiday home in France.

Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, €367,000

Two-bedroom terraced house in Morbihan (Agence Newton, Francepropertyshop.com)

Two-bedroom terraced house in Morbihan (Agence Newton, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

In this ever-popular holiday hotspot, who wouldn’t want to spend their days by this gorgeous pool! On the outskirts of Bergerac, with its wide choice of restaurants, bars and shops, as well as the handy airport, the property has four bedrooms and a large lounge diner with fireplace for those winter trips, and French doors leading out onto the terrace. All the furniture is included too!

Morbihan, Brittany, €69,000

One-bedroom apartment in Pyrenees-Orientales (Artaxa, Francepropertyshop.com)

One-bedroom apartment in Pyrenees-Orientales (Artaxa, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

For this miniscule price you get a character two-bedroom property with garden close to the popular town of Josselin with its weekly market, restaurants, bars and magnificent chateau. The perfect lock-up-and-leave holiday home, it has an open-plan living/dining/kitchen area with fireplace and woodburner. Another room on the ground floor is ready for development, as is the loft area. The Lac au Duc with its beach, water sports, creperie and golf course is close by too. Happy holidays!

Pyrénées-Orientales, Occitanie, €148,500

Two-bedroom apartment in Pas de Calais (Leggett Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com)

Two-bedroom apartment in Pas de Calais (Leggett Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

You can’t get much closer to the beach than this first-floor, one-bedroom apartment in St-Cyprien – there’s only a pedestrian walkway (perfect for promenading) between you and the sand. On your doorstep are bars, restaurants and shops, yet it’s quietly situated, with air-conditioning and double-glazing. An apero on the balcony overlooking the sea? Yes please!

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Pas de Calais, Hauts de France, €105,000

Three-bedroom bungalow in Deux-Sevres (Allez Francais, Francepropertyshop.com)

Three-bedroom bungalow in Deux-Sevres (Allez Francais, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

About an hour’s drive from Calais and less to popular Opal Coast resorts, this two-bedroom duplex apartment is on the first floor of a 19th-century ‘maison de maître’ in the heart of the popular market town of Hesdin. Spend your days on the beach or exploring the beautiful countryside of the Sept Vallées, and your evenings in the restaurants and bars of the town – no need for a designated driver or taxi!

Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, €215,000

Six-bedroom home in Hautes-Pyrenees (Agence Le Bonheur, Francepropertyshop.com)

Six-bedroom home in Hautes-Pyrenees (Agence Le Bonheur, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

Ideal for golfers, this lovely three-bedroom bungalow overlooks a 27-hole golf course to the front with woodland views to the rear. Those not so keen on golf can stay at home by the beautiful pool! A perfect holiday home or holiday rental with good rental history, it’s within walking distance of a bio shop and restaurant, 5km from the towns of Vasles and Menigoute, and half an hour from the historic city of Poitiers with its airport and TGV station.

Hautes-Pyrénées, Occitanie, €372,000

Three-bedroom villa in Var (Leggett Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com)

Three-bedroom villa in Var (Leggett Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

In beautiful countryside a few minutes from Castelnau-Magnoac with its amenities, this six-bedroom home would have room for all the family and more. With a main house and separate gîte, you wouldn’t all feel on top of each other either. While away those long lazy summer days by the beautiful pool!

Var, Provence-Côte d’Azur, €995,000

Three-bedroom village house in Lot-et-Garonne (Leggett Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com)

Three-bedroom village house in Lot-et-Garonne (Leggett Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

Live the dream in this stunning three-bedroom villa in the heart of the Maures national park yet close to most amenities and only an hour’s drive from Nice airport. With far-reaching views, this beautiful home offers spacious light-filled spaces with feature beams, high ceilings and stone floors. The pool house has a bar with a sitting area overlooking the pool, and there’s also an old stone cottage within the grounds as an added bonus.

Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, €147,000

Four-bedroom property in Loire-Atlantique (Richard Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com)

Four-bedroom property in Loire-Atlantique (Richard Immobilier, Francepropertyshop.com) - Credit: Archant

This lovely village house is in the heart of a busy village, with everything you need in walking distance. Built around 1720, this traditional village house is ideal as a base to explore the surrounding countryside. There’s a living room, kitchen and dining room, utility room, three bedrooms, bathroom, courtyard, cellar and huge attic. Ideal lock-up-and-leave holiday home.

Loire-Atlantique, Pays de la Loire, €315,000

On the edge of a historic village with all amenities within a short walk, and 25 minutes from Bergerac and its airport, this four-bedroom home is immaculately presented.

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